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Summerville selected to all-sportsmanship team for the Great South
The Great South Athletic Conference announced its 2011-2012 women's basketball All-Conference awards with Sada Wheeler of Piedmont leading the way as Player of the Year, Madison McDonald of LaGrange as Freshman of the Year and for the second straight season, Darrin Travillian of Maryville earns Coach of the Year.
Softball uses another rally to split series with Averett
Winston-Salem, NC-The Salem College softball team used another late rally to split their home series with Averett University today. After losing 17-1 in the first game, Salem rallied from a 7-1 deficit to defeat the Cougars (10-9) in the second game. The Spirits improve to 2-2, and Averett is now 1-3 for the season.
Basketball drops road game at Spelman
The Salem College basketball team could not avoid a season sweep on the road in a loss to Spelman 81-47. Zy Henderson (Spartanburg, SC) led the Spirits with 21 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. Salem falls to 3-18 on the year and Spelman improves to 9-15.
Softball Ends First Day of NCAA Play with Exciting Win
The Salem College softball team began their NCAA era with an exciting come from behind victory against William Peace University in the second game of the double-header. Salem College President Susan Pauly started off the day by throwing out the first pitch to Amber Bass (Clinton, NC). After losing the first game 2-0 to the Pacers, Salem used a 12 run inning to erase a 12 run deficit on route to winning the second game 19-18. Salem's record currently stands at 1-1, and Peace holds a 3-3 record.
Sunday's softball game against Averett postponed to Tuesday
Tomorrow's softball home double header against Averett University has been postponed until Tuesday, February 21st. The games will be played at 3:00 and 5:00 at Blixt Field.
Tennis storms past William Peace for first win of the season
The Salem College tennis team easily handled William Peace 8-1 yesterday to pick up their first win of the season. Kerri Morgan (Walnut Cove, NC) won both her singles and doubles matches at the number one position. Salem improves to 1-2 this season with the win.
Basketball celebrates senior Sappington with a win on Senior Night
The Salem College basketball team won their last home game of the 2011-2012 season in an impressive fashion with a 61-46 victory against Piedmont International. The team celebrated senior Cailyn Sappington (Winston-Salem, NC) before the game. Sappington finished with 4 points for the Spirits. Salem improves to 3-17 with the win.
Basketball loses at home against Maryville
The Salem College basketball team lost at home today in a Great South game against Maryville 84-35. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points. Salem falls to 0-14 in the GSAC and 2-17 overall, while Maryville improves to 13-1 and 17-6 overall.
Tennis falls 8-1 to finish South Carolina road trip
The Salem College tennis team lost 8-1 to Columbia College in their second match in South Carolina this weekend. Kerri Morgan (Walnut Cove, NC) won her singles match for the Spirits. Salem falls to 0-2 on the season with the loss.
Strong 2nd half by basketball not enough in loss to Huntingdon
The Salem College basketball team played a strong second half in a Great South game, but it was not enough to overcome an early lead by Huntingdon in a 83-61 loss. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 21 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 2-16 overall and 0-13 in conference, and Huntingdon improves to 14-8 overall.
Tennis loses first match of 2012 on the road
The Salem College tennis team lost their first match of the season on the road to the University of South Carolina Lancaster 9-0. Kerri Morgan (Walnut Cove, NC) played both number 1 singles and doubles for the Spirits in the loss. Salem falls to 0-1 on the season.
Basketball can't stay with LaGrange on the road
The Salem College basketball team only played with 5 players for the 2nd game in two days, but LaGrange never let up on the Spirits in a 105-27 loss. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led the Spirits with 10 points. Salem falls to 0-11 in the Great South, and 2-15 overall.
Basketball drops road game at Piedmont
The Salem College basketball team dropped a road Great South game at Piedmont College 69-41. The Spirits could not avoid the series sweep by the Lions. Karoline Summerville (Charlotte, NC) led Salem with 17 points and 2 assists. Salem drops to 2-14 for the season and 0-10 in the Great South.
Basketball dominates second half in win against Bennett
The Salem College basketball team mounted a comeback at the beginning of the second half and never looked back in a 63-54 non-conference win against Bennett College. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) led the Spirits with 14 points, 6 assists, and 14 rebounds. The Spirits improve to 2-13 on the season with the win.
Basketball swept by Agnes Scott in loss
he Salem College basketball team lost their second game on their weekend Great South trip to Agnes Scott 66-41. Lasashia Connelly (Morganton, NC) led the Spirits with 12 points. Salem falls to 0-9 in conference and 0-13 overall, and Agnes Scott improves to 5-3 in conference and 6-9 overall.
Basketball struggles from field in loss at Wesleyan
The Salem College basketball team struggled from the field in their second straight loss to Wesleyan (GA) in a 59-44 game. Amber Miller (Mebane, NC) poured in 18 points to lead the Spirits. Salem falls to 1-12 overall and 0-8 in the conference.
Basketball loses to Wesleyan
The Salem College basketball team lost to Wesleyan (GA) 47-32 at home in a Great South game. Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) led the Spirits with 8 points and 15 rebounds. Salem falls to 0-7 in conference and 1-11 overall, and Wesleyan improves to 1-8 overall and 1-7 in conference play.
Basketball loses at home to Piedmont
The Salem College basketball team could not hang with the 18th nationally ranked Lions of Piedmont today at home in a 73-51 loss. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) led Salem with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Salem falls to 0-6 in the Great South and 1-10 overall, and Piedmont improves to 5-1 and 13-1 overall.
Basketball falls in overtime game against Spelman
The Salem College basketball team pulled off an impressive rally to force an overtime game, which they would drop to Spelman 61-58. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) led Salem with 10 points and 12 rebounds in the Great South game. The Spirits fall to 1-9 overall and 0-5 in the GSAC, and Spelman improves to 1-8 and 1-5 in the GSAC.
Basketball drops conference home game to Agnes Scott
The Salem College basketball team had a strong comeback bid against Agnes Scott, but fell in the end 53-45 to Agnes Scott in a Great South game. Sarah Smith (Hays, NC) and Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) each had 10 points for the Spirits. Salem falls to 0-4 in the Great South and 1-8 overall, while the Scotties improve to 2-2 and 3-8 overall.
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